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- Blog cause you want to.
- Read other blogs. “This will make you an authority on the marketplace”
- Pick a niche you can own. Maryam – “Two types of bloggers some make things, break things, shake things up… others just want to talk to their friends.” Robert – “It’s a Google world”
- Link to other blogs.
- Admit mistakes.
- Write good headlines. “moving from subscribing to A listers to subscribing to Technorati link feeds.”
- Use other media. “blogging might be hard to be an A lister, but their may be no podcast” “use pictures”
- Have a voice.
- Get outside the blogosphere. “getting out and meeting people is important.
- Market yourself. Maryam – “oh, so its the business cards, not that you are happy to see me?”
- Write well. “use inverted pyramid, check grammar and spelling”
- Expose yourself.
- Help other people blog.
- Engage with commenters. “gets people to look at your blog”
- Keep your integrity
Ok, it’s more than 10, but it’s Scoble, so what are you gonna do?